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Community Bushfire Connection – Fire Awareness Evening at Moe

The third event was a success at Moe with 60 attendees hearing from

Kevin Tolhurst AM , Simon Gatt of HVP and John Crane of the CFA

Thanks to our host Brendan Jenkins of Moe South Brigade

Fire Awareness Evening : Moe

Community Bushfire connection – Fire Awareness Evening at Yinnar

The second event occurred at Yinnar with a great turnout in excess of 40, our three wise men

Andy Gillham (PV), Steve Leonard (Latrobe Uni) and Kevin Pike (CFA) did a great job presenting

Fire Awareness Evening : Yinnar

Community Bushfire Connection – Fire Awareness Evening at Tyers

Our first event occurred at Tyers on Saturday 11 Nov. Thanks to all those who turned out

The evening feature was around house design and fire proofing – the following link takes you to some of the reference material from the Victorian Building Authority

mentioned on the night

Fire Awareness Evening : Tyers 11 Nov

The photo is of Peter Lockwood of the CFA doing his stuff

Australian Fire Service Medal

See  latest Latrobe Valley recipient  AFSM Lance King

Gippsland Arson Prevention Program

GAPP have developed the following advert for this summer season , check it out …..GAPP

GAPP we are watching campaign – warning large file  video


Hazelwood North Community Meeting Wednesday 8th November – see attached flyer

Community Meeting Hazelwood North

Important Power Outage Information

Important Power Outage Information


The Community Disaster Resilience Forum – Shire of Yarra Ranges,  was held on Saturday 9th September 10 -4 pm

The Community Disaster Resilience Forum was born out of our very successful Living with Bushfire Community Conference last year. This regional forum is supported by the eight Councils of Eastern Metropolitan Melbourne as a way to stay connected with interested community members and groups, to share Emergency Management knowledge and provide an opportunity to network across the region. 100 people attended a really successful event, stay tuned for next year when Nillumbik will host the next forum


Willow Grove fire exercise

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Arson prevention (GAPP)

The Gippsland Arson programme recently unveiled a new TV campaign, check out the ad below. Also attached is a fact...

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